Method for uniformly drying ink on paper from an ink jet printer
Heating print-platen construction for ink jet printer
Printer having means for heating a recording sheet and fixing ink thereon
Stabilized fluorescent lamp for a document scanning system
Ink path geometry for high temperature operation of ink-jet printheads
Preheat roller for thermal ink-jet printer
Airflow system for thermal ink-jet printer
Apparatus including air blowing and infrared light means for drying ink on a sheet
Paper preconditioning heater for ink-jet printer
Air evacuation system for ink-jet printer
ApplicationNo. 232640 filed on 01/19/1999
US Classes:347/102, Drying or curing101/424.1Drying with fluid (air) or by heating
ExaminersPrimary: Hilten, John S.
Assistant: Cone, Darius N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassB41J 002/01
AbstractA printing machine for printing on a recording medium moving along a path through a print zone, includes a printhead, adapted to deposit ink on the recording medium in the print zone; and a cross flow blower disposed adjacently to the path and at a position in the path prior to the print zone, wherein the cross flow blower creates an air flow in the path from at least a position just before the print zone to a position at least just after the print zone.